Storytimes

Smart kids start here.

The Grand Rapids Public Library offers fun and educational storytimes for children ages birth – 5 years old.

Baby & Me Storytimes

Bring your baby, 0-18 months, and bounce along to fun stories, songs, and rhymes. Baby & Me is a 15-minute storytime followed by a relaxed playtime where you and baby will meet new friends.

Mondays, Sept 10 – Nov 12
12:30 pm | West Leonard Branch
6:30 pm | Main Library

Wednesdays, Sept 12 – Nov 14
11:00 am | Yankee Clipper Branch

Thursdays, Sept 13 – Nov 15
10:30 am | Seymour Branch

Toddler Time

Bring your toddlers, ages 18 months to 3 years, to share fun stories, songs, and rhymes and learn together! Toddler Time is a 25-minute long storytime followed by a hands-on activity and playtime designed to help your child’s brain grow.

Tuesdays, Sept 11 – Nov 13
11:00 am | Main Library

Wednesdays, Sept 12 – Nov 14
10:30 am | Seymour Branch
11:00 am | West Leonard Branch

Thursdays, Sept 13 – Nov 15
11:00 am | Yankee Clipper Branch

STEAM Ahead

Children can discover the world around them through science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM). Join us for a 20 minute long storytime followed by 25 minutes of hands-on activities.

Tuesdays, Sept 11 – Nov 13
6:30 pm | Yankee Clipper Branch

Wednesdays, Sept 12 – Nov 14
11:00 am | Main Library

Thursdays, Sept 13 – Nov 15
11:00 am | West Leonard Branch

 

Pajama Time!

Get cozy in your pajamas, grab your favorite stuffed animals or blanket, and come listen to the library for a special bedtime event! Listen to stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out before bed. Great for working parents!

Tuesdays, Sept 11 – Nov 13
6:30 pm | Seymour Branch

Thursdays, Sept 13 – Nov 15
6:30 pm | Madison Square Branch

Bilingual Pajama Time

Join us for a bilingual storytime and share stories, rhymes, music and movement with the whole family in the evening. Pajama Time in Spanish is a 30 minute long storytime followed by a hands-on activity and playtime. Wear your pajamas and get those wiggles out before bed! 

Mondays, Sept 10 – Nov 12
6:30 pm | West Leonard Branch

 

Hora de Pijamas en Español

¡Ven a la biblioteca para disfrutar una hora de cuentos bilingüe para toda la familia! Compartiremos cuentos, rimas, musica, y movimiento. La Hora de Pijamas en español y inglés incluye 30 minutos de lectura y movimiento seguido por una actividad para los niños y tiempo para jugar juntos. ¡Ven a la biblioteca vestido en tus piyamas para un evento especial antes de dormir!

Cada lunes del 10 septiembre al 12 de noviembre
6:30 pm | Sucursal West Leonard

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Upcoming Events

Mon 24

Baby & Me Storytimes

September 24 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Mon 24

Baby & Me Storytimes

September 24 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Mon 24

Bilingual Pajama Time

September 24 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Tue 25

Toddler Time

September 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tue 25

Pajama Time!

September 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm